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"The Parable of the Pearl of Great Price," Illustration to "The Parables of Our Lord"

1864


Dimensions

Block: 14 x 10.8 cm (5 1/2 x 4 1/4 in.); Sheet: 20.7 x 17 cm (8 1/8 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.3178

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; burnished India proof touched by artist with opeque white watercolor

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Man, his arms full, showing it to others

Inscription

l.r. artist's monogram; l.b.: "DALZIEL"; upper margin in graphite pencil: "John Everett Millais, Bart.: P.R.A., Touched proof / J.E.M."

Signed

Signed

Provenance

Harold Hartley, England (1851-1943): to Sir Harold Hartley, London, England (1878-1972); from whom purchased by MFA April 14,1955.

Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund